Science


Israeli minister says strike in line with policy Israeli minister says strike in line with policy
- April 28, 2017

The explosion comes a day after France said that the chemical analysis of samples taken from a deadly sarin gas attack in Syria earlier this month "bears the signature" Mr Assad's government and shows it was responsible. Israeli media said residents in the northern Israeli town of Safed reported seeing two missiles being launched and of explosions occurring afterwards. (more...)
Humans in California 130000 years ago? Bold study says it's possible Humans in California 130000 years ago? Bold study says it's possible
- April 28, 2017

Mikkel Pedersen, a researcher who has worked on studies about how and when the first humans arrived in North America, says that "from a genetics standpoint, there's absolutely no evidence" humans were in the area as early as the new paper suggests. (more...)
EnLink Midstream LLC (ENLC) Price Target Raised to $19.00 EnLink Midstream LLC (ENLC) Price Target Raised to $19.00
- April 27, 2017

Glenhill Advisors Llc owns 1.92 million shares or 4.71% of their U.S. portfolio. Enterprise Financial Services Corp boosted its position in Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P.by 10.1% in the third quarter. ILLEGAL ACTIVITY NOTICE: This piece of content was first reported by Transcript Daily and is owned by of Transcript Daily. If you are accessing this piece on another publication, it was illegally stolen and reposted in violation of global copyright legislation. (more...)
Trekstor, a Microsoft partner, will be making a smartwatch running Windows 10 Trekstor, a Microsoft partner, will be making a smartwatch running Windows 10
- April 27, 2017

To this effect, it has made concerted efforts to push its software solutions to its corporate customers, many of which apply the "if it isn't broke, don't fix it" doctrine when it comes to IT purchases and upgrades. But for many computer users stability is just as important as security, and Windows' forced updates had a history of screwing up big projects and leaving savvier users annoyed. (more...)
Our First Look At Call of Duty: WWII Our First Look At Call of Duty: WWII
- April 27, 2017

Call of Duty WW2 has now been revealed by Activision and Sledgehammer games, starring, of all people, Hollywood Transformers actor Josh Duhamel. Developers had little to say about the "Nazi Zombies" beyond the image, but Sivret said more reveals on that content, as well as multiplayer functionality, will help game-buyers decide whether to continue with, rejoin or separate from the franchise. (more...)
It Is Quite Common for Whales to Clash with Boats It Is Quite Common for Whales to Clash with Boats
- April 27, 2017

The study revealed that the biggest reason the numbers of whales hurt in boating collisions are under-reported is because those killed in ship strikes are not reported as injured. The trauma may have been caused by a boat strike. The research suggested that they had underestimated the occurrence of these vessel strikes before while more and more whales were affected by these boats. (more...)
Amazon Echo Look (Style Assistant) is Unveiled, Priced at $199 Amazon Echo Look (Style Assistant) is Unveiled, Priced at $199
- April 27, 2017

There are already privacy concerns with the original Echo's always-listening system; putting a camera in our bedroom might be a bridge too far. Who can see the photos and videos it takes? The $199.99 Echo Look is not yet available to the general public. (more...)
California dad of missing 5-year-old boy released from jail California dad of missing 5-year-old boy released from jail
- April 27, 2017

Authorities also confirmed that a search warrant was served Sunday at the father's house in South Pasadena. "We're working to try to get to the truth". Authorities searched the park for the boy, but he was nowhere to be found. Aramazd Andressian Jr. was last seen Thursday at Disneyland with his father, and an intensive search has been underway seeking the child's whereabouts. (more...)
NASA Cassini Spacecraft Passes by Titan One Last Time NASA Cassini Spacecraft Passes by Titan One Last Time
- April 27, 2017

Daphnis, a moon of Saturn that Cassini discovered. Before any of that happens, however, Cassini still has work to do. The Day the Earth Smiled. Today's Google Doodle has commemorated the start of the final few orbits of Saturn. There are 22 such orbits scheduled, the first of which will take place on 26 April 2017. (more...)
Cassini's image shows tiny Earth between Saturn's rings Cassini's image shows tiny Earth between Saturn's rings
- April 27, 2017

This was the first landing ever accomplished in the outer Solar System. The rings of Saturn and many of its moons can also be seen . However, the massive volume of information collected by the spaceship will serve as a guideline for further scientific studies in the future. (more...)
Advocates fan out in global show of support for science
- April 26, 2017

Festivities at one of the largest events on Washington's National Mall included scientific "teach-ins" and musical performances. While hundreds of people were lining up to join the march, dozens of volunteers were handing out signs with the official slogan of the protest: " Science , not Silence". (more...)
California judge blocks Trump order on sanctuary city money California judge blocks Trump order on sanctuary city money
- April 26, 2017

District Judge William Orrick III in San Francisco said that Trump's order targeted broad categories of federal funding for sanctuary governments, and that plaintiffs challenging the order were likely to succeed in proving it unconstitutional. (more...)
Trump to sign orders on oil drilling, national monuments Trump to sign orders on oil drilling, national monuments
- April 26, 2017

The announcement could also show whether Trump is turning away from a Republican plan backed by House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan that would pay for tax cuts with an import tax and by killing a business interest deduction. Trump held meetings during the transition and in the White House with the CEO of Lockheed Martin, which produces the F-35, but the cost-savings were already in the works when he took office. (more...)
Welcome to biggest week of Trump's presidency
- April 25, 2017

According to the poll's results , if the elections were to be held again today, Trump will most likely retain his supporters while Hillary only has 85 percent of her voters willingly voting for her again. US President Donald Trump suffers from a historically low approval rating. "Would still beat Hillary in." the president wrote, in two separate tweets. (more...)
Treasury's Mnuchin: Faster Growth Will Offset Cost of Trump Tax Overhaul Treasury's Mnuchin: Faster Growth Will Offset Cost of Trump Tax Overhaul
- April 25, 2017

Trump said in a February 28 tweet that his tax plan "will reduce the tax rate on our companies & provide massive tax relief for the middle class". The event comes on the same day that President Trump is expected to describe his principles for tax reform. (more...)
Rare Second Copy Of Declaration Of Independence Found In England Rare Second Copy Of Declaration Of Independence Found In England
- April 25, 2017

But the document isn't simply a previously-unknown piece of American history - it also affords Allen and Sneff a unique window into the political upheavals of the early Republic. But it remains unclear how the document got to Britain. Wilson drew the researchers' attention, Sneff said, because of he repeatedly "invoked the declaration but with the understanding that the declaration was signed by one community, one group of individuals, that they were not enumerated by states". (more...)
McDonald's order trips up Facebook slaying suspect McDonald's order trips up Facebook slaying suspect
- April 24, 2017

Beech Brook, a behavioral health facility in a Cleveland suburb where Stephens had worked since 2008, said in a statement on Tuesday that Stephens had cleared an extensive background check. Stephens' cellphone had been tracked Sunday afternoon near Erie, officials said on Monday. Facebook said it removed the video of the shooting 23 minutes after learning of it. (more...)
China steps closer to space station goals, launches first cargo spaceship China steps closer to space station goals, launches first cargo spaceship
- April 24, 2017

Speaking at the launch, Zhang Xueyu, launch site commander said, "I hereby declare that the Tianzhou 1 spacecraft launch has been succesfully completed". This launch will further promote China's manned space programme. Meanwhile, the first spacecraft Tiangong-1 is not longer operational. Sustaining a manned space station would be the crowning achievement of China's ambitious space program, whose budget, though dwarfed by that of the United States, is set to triple by 2026. (more...)
Check Out Target Stores For New Check Out Target Stores For New "Mario Kart 8 Deluxe" Merchandise
- April 24, 2017

The infamous red spheres out front will get overlaid with images of Mario and Luigi too. Mario Kart's Battle Modes have also been significantly tweaked. "So go ahead, leave Bowser in the dust as you do your Target run-and keep your eyes peeled, because we have an assortment of Mario and Nintendo-related products set around the store", the company added. (more...)
Mets LF Cespedes to undergo MRI on hamstring Mets LF Cespedes to undergo MRI on hamstring
- April 24, 2017

Collins said that while it's an important series, it's not the World Series, so the Mets will continue to take a conservative approach when it comes to injuries. "But that could all change tomorrow". Bruce started at first base Thursday night for only the third time in his career and the first time since July 2014. (more...)
Clues about Apple's self-driving car program emerge Clues about Apple's self-driving car program emerge
- April 24, 2017

While we all know Apple as the maker of iPhones, iPad and super-thin MacBook's, the Cupertino company has plans for their own autonomous self-driving vehicle in the making. The California Department of Motor Vehicles granted a permission to Apple to test self-driving cars on 14 April. Each person has two practice runs and three trials to pass through each evaluation. (more...)
Call of Duty: WWII marketing leak dates the game, outs co-op mode Call of Duty: WWII marketing leak dates the game, outs co-op mode
- April 24, 2017

While this is something that many fans had speculated upon after seeing the leaked images for the game, it wasn't properly confirmed- until a Charlie Intel reader sent them a link to a tweet that Duhamel had apparently made last month, of him in a mo-cap suit. (more...)
North Korea's show of force North Korea's show of force
- April 23, 2017

Mr Gordeyev said the military hardware was on its way back from drills elsewhere and denied any connection to the tensions around North Korea's nuclear program. The UN Security Council condemned North Korea's latest missile test and threatened to impose new sanctions against Pyongyang for its "highly de-stabilising behaviour". (more...)
March for Science events to take place around the globe March for Science events to take place around the globe
- April 23, 2017

Protesters line Central Park West during the Earth Day "March For Science NYC" demonstration to coincide with similar marches globally in Manhattan, New York , U.S., April 22, 2017. "Trump and the cronies out there are undermining facts, they're undermining science". "We need to go to county fairs, and we need to personalize the scientific issues we care about", said geologist Rob Young, a professor at North Carolina's Western Carolina University. (more...)
American, Russian arrive at International Space Station
- April 22, 2017

He piloted an F-15E Strike Eagle in two combat tours in Southwest Asia before becoming an F-22 Raptor test pilot, and being selected to become an astronaut. A scaled-down, two-man US-Russian crew arrived at the International Space Station yesterday, six hours after blasting off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, a Nasa TV broadcast showed. (more...)